D., but the names of the ancient spell writers are unknown.The spells are written in Greek, a language widely used in Egypt at the time.One spell invokes the gods to "burn the heart" of a woman until she loves the spell caster, said Franco Maltomini of the University of Udine in Italy, who translated the two spells.Another spell, targeted at a male, uses a series of magical words to "subject" him, forcing him to do whatever the caster wants.Some students sign a hand-written document or come to a verbal agreement.Others buy an unofficial marriage contract for about US and sign it in front of two witnesses to try to meet Islamic requirements of a public declaration.
Of course people would also like to have a fancy wedding which can be quite expensive." Pregnancies Although they may be cheap, many urfi marriages do not end happily.
"Maybe they have a baby, then [the woman] will become responsible for the child.
There are some husbands who deny their marriages so the woman is forced to launch a lawsuit to prove paternity.
"He broke up with me and tore up our urfi marriage contract." Eventually the student revealed to her family what had happened and they tried reporting the case to the police.
However as she had consented to sex she had no comeback. Politicians and religious officials have recently called for campaigns to warn women of the dangers of urfi marriages.